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By BOB PARASILITI | bobp@herald-mail.com | September 28, 2012
K.J. White collected the second-most yards for the South Hagerstown football team on Friday. He was second to tailback Isiaha Smith, who had 223 yards and five rushing touchdowns in a 43-0 shutout of Poolesville. White had 145 yards, but you'd never know it. It doesn't show up in the statistics. Yet, his contribution was almost as important as Smith's. White picked off two critical interceptions in the first half and had long returns on both to give Smith and the Rebels the short field for easy scores in a game which was won by the offense but dominated by South's defense.
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by CHRIS CARTER | March 2, 2004
BOONSBORO - The Poolesville girls basketball team displayed a classic Jeckyl and Hyde performance against Boonsboro in the Maryland Class 1A West quarterfinals Monday night. Lucky for the second-seeded Falcons (18-4) that their favorable second half outweighed a shaky first half as they notched a 62-38 road victory over the Warriors. "We had a very happy trigger finger, especially in the first half," said Poolesville coach Fred Swick. "We weren't patient, we missed a lot of shots and that kept them in the game.
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by BOB PARASILITI | March 6, 2003
bobp@herald-mail.com POOLESVILLE, Md. - Jim Sklencar couldn't buck it. He nearly got his money's worth, even though he wished he had a quarter back. "It all came down to the fourth quarter," the Brunswick boys basketball coach said. To be honest, it came down to three-quarters of the final quarter. Poolesville mounted a 7-0 burst with five minutes remaining to take the lead and started a 21-10 run to pull out a 76-66 victory Wednesday in the Class 1A South semifinal.
NEWS
November 9, 2000
Leopards in swim to dunk Poolesville By CURT HORNBECKER / Staff Correspondent SMITHSBURG - Michelle Feiser's expression was like a roller coaster, changing from serious to jubilant and back to serious within a span of about 15 minutes. The junior hitter allowed herself little time to celebrate Smithsburg's 15-1, 15-7, 15-4 plundering of Poolesville Wednesday night in the Maryland Class 1A South semifinals. With the win, the Leopards advance to the region final against Williamsport - for the third straight year - in their own gym. The date and time have not been confirmed.
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December 11, 2002
BOYS BASKETBALL BRUNSWICK, Md. - Brunswick withstood a late barrage from Poolesville to record a 68-62 victory on its home floor Tuesday night. Holding a 48-30 lead after three periods, Poolesville (1-1) connected on six 3-pointers to eventually cut the gap to four points before the Railroaders hit on 7 of 8 free throws down the stretch to seal the win. Senior Brandon Dykes had 19 points for Brunswick (2-0) and was backed with 16 from Jason Anderson and 15 from Jeremy Hueston, who also hit three times from behind the arc. Anderson also had 9 rebounds.
NEWS
September 10, 2012
A Poolesville, Md., man was flown to the hospital after he crashed his motorcycle Sunday morning on U.S. 30 in Ayr Township, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police said. Daniel L. Galloway, 59, was taken to Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, according to a news release from Pennsylvania State Police. A hospital spokeswoman said Monday that Galloway was not listed as a patient. Troopers said Galloway was riding a 1999 Yamaha west on U.S. 30 at about 11 a.m. Sunday when the motorcycle left the roadway and slid in some loose gravel.
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By CHRIS CARTER | October 28, 2007
CLEAR SPRING - As seniors Chelsea Hoover and Shelby Layman substituted out of the game for the last time Saturday afternoon, Smithsburg coach Bill Fowkes was there to greet them with a smile. "Way to save our lives out there, girls," Fowkes said. Hoover and Layman yoked twice in the second half to score both Smithsburg goals as the Leopards blanked Clear Spring 2-0 for the second time in 25 days. This time, the win earns Smithsburg a spot in the Maryland Class 1A West quarterfinals against Boonsboro on Tuesday.
NEWS
May 13, 2003
PREP SOFTBALL THURMONT, Md. - Shawna Wilkes threw her second no-hitter of the season, striking out seven as Catoctin blanked Poolesville 4-0 in the Class 1A South quarterfinals on Monday. Wilkes (13-0) no-hit Smithsburg 9-0 on April 21. Sara Wastler and Sam Weaver each had two hits for the Cougars (18-0), while Heidi Stull and Kim Styles each had an RBI. Williamsport 17, S. Garrett 7 WILLIAMSPORT - Down 5-4, Williamsport erupted for 13 runs in the bottom of the third inning and never looked back, as the Wildcats knocked off Southern Garrett in five innings in the Class 1A West quarterfinals.
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By LARRY YANOS | November 5, 2008
POOLESVILLE, Md. -- The Smithsburg girls soccer team was denied a trip to the state tournament Tuesday as Poolesville upended the Leopards 1-0 in the Maryland Class 1A West final. Christy Wyne scored in the 47th minute to allow the Falcons to advance to the state tournament while attempting to put coach Christina Mann into the record book. "We won the state tournament my senior year here (2002) and it would be great to win another state title as a coach," Mann said. After a scoreless first half, Wyne connected from five yards out on the left side as the ball sailed past Smithsburg goalkeeper Bethany Garnand.
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May 18, 2013
Saturday, May 18, 2013 PREP TRACK & FIELD IJAMSVILLE, Md. - Nick Johnson led the Williamsport boys team to a fourth-place finish at the Maryland Class 2A West region championships at Oakdale High School. Johnson won the 400-meter dash in 50.23 seconds and placed third in the 200 in 22.63 on Saturday, after winning the high jump and placing second in the long jump during the first day of action Thursday. Also for the Williamsport boys Saturday, Cody Grams placed third in the 1,600 (4:25.59)
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May 14, 2013
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 PREP BASEBALL BRUNSWICK, Md. - After losing two games to Brunswick during the regular season by healthy scores, Boonsboro turned the tables on the Railroaders in the postseason. After 12-2 and 10-1 losses during the regular season, Boonsboro put together one of its finest games of the season in turning back the Railroaders 6-1 in the Maryland Class 1A West region East section semifinals Tuesday. Boonsboro (8-11-1) will hit the road again today to face Clear Spring (14-4)
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By TIM KOELBLE | koelble@herald-mail.com | May 13, 2013
For the second year in a row, the Williamsport baseball team had Wheaton in the first round of the Maryland Class 2A West region tournament. And as it did last year to begin an improbable run to the state title with a 22-0 win, Williamsport blanked the Knights on Monday 17-0. The road to defending the title will be somewhat tougher for the Wildcats on Tuesday when they travel to play No. 2-seed Poolesville at 4:30 p.m. “(Poolesville) is a good team so we'll have to play very well in all phases of the game,” said coach David Warrenfeltz.
OBITUARIES
February 19, 2013
Deloris G. (Young) Flook, 93, of Middletown, Md., passed from this life Monday, Feb. 18, 2013, at Frederick Memorial Hospital. Born Feb. 6, 1920, in Omaha, Neb., she was the daughter of the late James Cicero and Effie (Spencer) Young. She helped on the family dairy farm and enjoyed going to her grandchildren's sporting events. She will be fondly remembered for her love of dogs and Welsh ponies. Deloris was a member of Boonsboro Bible Church. She is survived by her loving husband of 72 years, Clarence O. Flook; one daughter, Shirley Rexroad and husband, Joseph, of Sparks, Md.; two sons, Richard E. Flook of Middletown and Clarence O. Flook Jr. of Gaithersburg, Md.; one sister, Bonita Shank of Boonsboro, Md.; three grandchildren, Natalie Parnell of Poolesville, Md., Laura Barrow of Frederick and Christopher Flook of Washington, D.C.; and two great- grandsons, Garrett Zimmerman of Poolesville and Travis Flook of Washington, D.C. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
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By TIM KOELBLE | koelble@herald-mail.com | November 1, 2012
Williamsport went 2-for-2 in the Maryland Class 2A West soccer quarterfinals at North Hagerstown's Mike Callas Stadium on Thursday. The Wildcats did it in fashion with a pair of shutouts. In the opener, the boys defeated Century, 2-0. The girls followed with a 4-0 whitewashing of Walkersville. For the Williamsport boys, the victory means a quick turnaround in the weather-delayed playoffs as schools try to catch up on the schedule. The No. 3-seed Wildcats (10-4) will be on the road Friday night at No. 2-seed Liberty at 5. The girls have a day off before returning to action Saturday at home against No. 3-seed Oakdale at a time to be announced today, but most likely in mid-afternoon.
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By BOB PARASILITI | bobp@herald-mail.com | September 28, 2012
K.J. White collected the second-most yards for the South Hagerstown football team on Friday. He was second to tailback Isiaha Smith, who had 223 yards and five rushing touchdowns in a 43-0 shutout of Poolesville. White had 145 yards, but you'd never know it. It doesn't show up in the statistics. Yet, his contribution was almost as important as Smith's. White picked off two critical interceptions in the first half and had long returns on both to give Smith and the Rebels the short field for easy scores in a game which was won by the offense but dominated by South's defense.
SPORTS
September 14, 2012
IJAMSVILLE, Md. - Both teams struggled to move the ball most of the game on Friday night, but late in the fourth quarter Oakdale and North Hagerstown each had opportunities to make plays to win. The Hubs got it done on offense and defense, scoring with 37 seconds left to take the lead before intercepting a pass after Oakdale moved within striking distance to hang on for a 22-19 victory. The Bears (1-2) limited the production of North Hagerstown's pair of talented running backs, Isaiah Keyes and Kyle Hewlett, for much of the game as both offenses struggled to get anything going.
NEWS
September 10, 2012
A Poolesville, Md., man was flown to the hospital after he crashed his motorcycle Sunday morning on U.S. 30 in Ayr Township, Pa., Pennsylvania State Police said. Daniel L. Galloway, 59, was taken to Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center, according to a news release from Pennsylvania State Police. A hospital spokeswoman said Monday that Galloway was not listed as a patient. Troopers said Galloway was riding a 1999 Yamaha west on U.S. 30 at about 11 a.m. Sunday when the motorcycle left the roadway and slid in some loose gravel.
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By DENNIS FRYE | September 4, 2012
Confederate brass bands serenaded “Maryland, My Maryland” as the Southern army splashed across the Potomac River. Lee's inspirited veterans crossed at three points - Point of Rocks, Noland's Ferry near the Monocacy aqueduct and at White's Ford. All were in full view of the Union signal station on Sugarloaf Mountain, from whence the invasion sightings were transmitted to Washington. Lee announced his coming. He dared the Federals to stop him. The Potomac River, very low due to the worst recorded drought ever known, lured the Rebels forward.
SPORTS
May 19, 2012
Saturday, May 19, 2012 PREP TRACK & FIELD WESTMINSTER, Md. - Williamsport senior Evan Hardy added the Maryland Class 2A West 1,600-meter title to his collection during the second day of competition at Winters Mill on Saturday. Hardy, who won the 3,200 on Thursday, finished in 4 minutes, 21.96 seconds for the 1,600 title on Saturday. He also took third in the 800 in 1:58.65 as the Wildcats finished second in the boys team standings with 87 points - just one behind champion Century.
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